The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008 Video)
'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane's first live-action film, 'Ted,' is coming together nicely with the recent addition to the production of Patrick Warburton, a long-time member of the 'Family Guy' voice cast. The film stars Mark Wahlberg as John, a man who wishes his childhood Teddy bar would come to life -- and when it does, it turns into a pot smoking, booze-swilling slacker who gets in the way of John's relationship with his girlfriend, played by Mila Kunis. MacFarlane will voice the CGI-Ted. Warburton will play Guy, a sexually confused co-worker at the Enterprise Rent-a-Car front office where John works. According to Deadline, MacFarlane wanted Warburton for the role long before this casting; in the script, when Guy is first introduced, the character is described as "a burly Patrick Warburton type." Giovanni Ribisi and Joel McHale are also in the film,
A link between Wicked and Wanted I can get. They may not be the same sort of cinematic beast, but they both have their appeal. However, if you take that Oz-filled family adventure and young it up a whole bunch, and turn it into the tale of a bear who loves honey, the link is lost. The Hollywood Reporter posts that Wanted 2 has found a screenwriter to whip up all that trajectory-bending action -- Pooh's Heffalump Movie scribe Evan Spiliotopoulos.
That's not all he's written. There's also The Jungle Book 2, The Lion King 1 1/2, Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers, The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning, and Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure. Okay, he also has a few crappy films that came with the deluge of family fare, and a pen in Terra, but how did this guy get picked?
He must have
Nickelodeon leads the way with 12 television nominations.
The Annie Awards will be handed out at a ceremony on Friday, January 30, 2009, at UCLA's Royce Hall in La.
Bolt - Walt Disney Animation Studios
Kung Fu Panda - DreamWorks Animation
$9.99 - Sherman Pictures/Lama Films
Wall-e - Pixar Animation Studios
Waltz With Bashir - Sony Pictures Classics/Bridgit Folman, Les Films D'ici, Razor Films
Animated Home Entertainment Production
Batman: Gotham Knight - Warner Bros. Animation
Christmas Is Here Again - Easy To Dream Entertainment
That includes a nomination for best-animated feature, a category that includes Pixar Animation Studios "Wall-e"-considered the frontrunner for the Oscar-which earned seven nominations. "Panda" and "Wall-e" also earned one additional nomination each in the best video game competition.
The top category is rounded out by nominations for Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Bolt," a 3-D release that earned five nominations; Sony Pictures Classics' "Waltz With Bashir," Israel's award-winning documentary, which took four nominations; and Sherman Pictures/Lama Films "$9.99," a stop-motion title that earned two nominations.
Blue Sky Studios' "Dr. Suess' Horton Hear as Who," a Fox release, also had a strong showing with five nominations.
All of these features are short listed by AMPAS for this season's animated feature competition.
Dwa earned a total of 27 nominations.
To plunge the international press into a deeply authentic mermaid experience, French composer Michel Redolfi, will stage an underwater concert in a heated pool lined with state-of-the-art speakers and a live solo percussionist in full scuba gear for the floating audience.
Redolfi, 56, who has been creating sound installations underwater in swimming pools and oceans around the world -- including La Jolla, Calif., Sydney and Cannes -- for more than two decades, admits that the underwater landscape is not as silent as you might think.
"Besides the calls of the large mammals,
Now here's a fun little scoop from IESB.net: Turns out that not only will Jodi "Ariel" Benson be returning to the Toy Story series to reprise her role as the legendary Barbie (such a doll) , but this time she'll be dragging her boyfriend into the story. And according to IESB, that Ken doll's voice will be provided by none other than Michael Keaton. So that's why you cover the press junkets for video flicks like The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning -- so you can score cool information like this.
Best known as Batman, Beetlejuice, Johnny Dangerously, and Mr. Mom, the always-cool Keaton is no stranger to the voice acting business. He recently did some fine work in Pixar's Cars, and his pipes can also be heard in certain episodes of King of the Hill and The Simpsons. Anime fans
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